Artscape Gibraltar Point

Venue Details
  • Capacity 2,000
  • Event Spaces Available 5
  • Parking Available no
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Artscape Gibraltar Point is a peaceful beachfront arts centre on the Toronto Islands, just a 10-minute ferry ride away from downtown. The facility is brimming with creative energy—home to artist work studios, a busy artist residency program and exciting arts and cultural events. The building is surrounded by over 46 acres of parkland and is steps way from a beautiful sandy beach with stunning views of Lake Ontario. Nearby is the Gibraltar Point Lighthouse, Toronto’s oldest landmark.

Artscape Gibraltar Point is open year-round and operates as a social enterprise. Revenues from venue rentals support the building’s cultural programming and services.

Indoor Capacity: Reception (250), Theatre (270), Rounds (150), Classroom (130)

Outdoor Capacity: South Lawn (300), West Lawn (1500)

Wedding Capacity: Capacity 160 to ensure adequate space to relocate indoors in the event of rain. Larger weddings are required to rent a tent from our supplier Chairman Mills.

Ideal For / Festivals / Meetings / Staff Retreats / Weddings / Workshops

Photo Gallery

Happy bride and groom walk up the grassy aisle between rows of colourful applauding guests the forested West Lawn
Wedding Ceremony on the West Lawn | Sara Monika Photographer
Firesplace Room Dinner | Serra & Co. Events
a crowd of festival-goers at dusk face the glowing Camp wavelength stage
Camp Wavelength on the West Lawn | Stephanie Keating Photography
The South Lawn | © Corbin Smith
The South Lawn | © Corbin Smith
diners lunch on the sunny south lawn on red gingham covered picnic tables
Provisions Almanac Dinner | Brilynn Ferguson Photography
bride and groom take their vows under an arbor on the beach overlooking the lake
Lisa & Leah's Wedding | Garrison McArthur Photographers
Two men enjoy ping-pong on a lawn surrounded by huge trees while a friend looks on.
Guests enjoy our on-site games | Sara Monika Photographer
Guests in their wedding attire play a giant tower game on the sunny lawn
Guests enjoy our on-site games | Sara Monika Photographer
Evening wedding on the South Lawn | photo by Artäge Pictures,
Wedding on the South Lawn | photo by Artäge Pictures,
Sana & Derek’s Wedding, The Beacoon Room | Photo by HRM PHOTOGRAPHY
Sana & Derek’s Wedding, The Beacoon Room | Photo by HRM PHOTOGRAPHY
red checked table cloths in banquet outdoor event set up
South Lawn Harvest Banquet Set up | Brilynn Ferguson Photography
Artscape Gibraltar Point
Artscape Gibraltar Point
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Gibraltar Point Lighthouse
Gibraltar Point Lighthouse
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Event Spaces

The Beacon & Fireplace Rooms

The Beacon Room & The Fireplace Room are our two indoor event spaces. Both rooms walk out onto the lawns and provide stunning views of the Island’s natural flora and fauna.

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The South & West Lawns

Surrounded by trees and steps from the Beach, the South & West Lawns are a perfect place for outdoor arts and music festivals, weddings, team building exercises or a sunset barbecue for you and your guests.

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The Beach

The Gibraltar Point Beach is Toronto’s best kept secret. Offering spectacular views of Lake Ontario, this secluded sandy beach is the perfect for swimming, games and bonfires.

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At Artscape Gibraltar Point

Good Neighbour Policy

With artists working and living on site, Artscape Gibraltar Point has a Good Neighbour Policy that applies to every function. Events must conclude by 12:00 am (guests to begin exiting). Please note that all tenants have 24/7 access to the artist areas of the building and may even choose to leave their studio doors open for your guests to enjoy their artwork.

Past Clients

Wavelength Music, The Grid TO, Ryerson University, Greenpeace Canada, Sick Kids Hospital, George Brown College, Steam Whistle Brewing, Jansport

Venue Location

Artscape Gibraltar Point
443 Lakeshore Avenue
Toronto, ON